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Timeline Outline ViewEra: 2005 - 2010   |   Theme: Computers & Society


2005Use of Internet in China in 2005 2005
The cover art for From Gutenberg to the Internet: A Sourcebook on the History of Information Technology by Jeremy Norman
"From Gutenberg to the Internet"
Richard Louv
"Last Child in the Woods" : Exploration of Nature Versus Exposure to Media in Childhood
February 2005
The YouTube logo
"Broadcast Yourself" : YouTube is Founded
April 14, 2005
Xiao Qiang
Development and State Control of the Chinese Internet
August 4 – August 8, 2005
The Wikimedia logo
Wikimania!: The First International Wikimedia Conference Takes Place
November 2, 2005
Wolfgang von Kempelen
The Amazon Mechanical Turk
November 9, 2005
Mitchell Kapor
Massively Distributed Collaboration
January 16, 2006
Gary Kremen
The Highest Price Paid for a Domain Name
January 22, 2006File-Sharing Exceeds Sales of Digital Music Downloads June 2006
Jeff Howe
The Word Crowdsourcing is Coined
August 9, 2006
The Myspace login page layout from 2006
100,000,000 Users Within Three Years
September 2006
The cover of Le Document a la Lumiere du Numerique
"The Document in the Digital Era" by Web-Footed
November 1, 2006
The Netcraft logo
More than 100,000,000 Websites
December 16, 2006
The cover of Time Magazine when the magazine named
Journalistic Acknowledgment of the Significance of Social Networking on the Internet
February 2007
Kevin Kelly
Information is Expanding 10X Faster than Any Product on this Planet
February 2007
The Pew Internet and American Life Project logo
In 2007 There Were 12,000,000 U.S. Blogs
June 29, 2007
The iPhone 3G
Steve Jobs Introduces the iPhone
July 23 – November 28, 2007The CNN/ YouTube Presidential Debates: The First Internet to Television Debate Partnership August 2007
Arun Kumar
The World Wide Telecom Web for Illiterate Populations
May 2008About 200 Million People in the U.S. Have Broadband Connections August 5, 2008 – March 26, 2010"Computer Criminal Number One" September 2008181,277,835 Active Websites September 2008Craiglist Becomes the Leading Classified Advertising Service Worldwide December 15, 2008The First Reported Case of ZZZ-Mailing 2009"The Future of Learning Institutions in a Digital Age" 2009"Readability" is Launched 2009 – 2010The First iPhone and iPad Apps for the Visually Impaired January 14, 2009In 2008 China Becomes the Top User of the Internet April 22, 2009The TV Show "Jeopardy" Provides a Good Model of the Semantic Analysis and Integration Problem April 28, 2009Kickstarter.com is Launched June 25, 2009The Death of Michael Jackson Impacts the Internet September 30, 20091.7 Billion Internet Users January 14, 2010World Texting Competition is Won by Koreans January 27, 2010Steve Jobs Introduces the iPad, the First Widely Sold Tablet Computer April 20, 2010"The Data-Driven Life" May 13, 2010Cell Phones Are Now Used More for Data than Speech August 1, 2010Data on Mobile Networks is Doubling Each Year August 4, 2010"Every Two Days We Create as Much Information as We Did up to 2003" October 1, 2010"The Social Network": The Origins of Facebook October 19, 2010Columbia University Opens the Tow Center for Digital Journalism November 9, 2010Towards a New Digital Legal Information Environment November 23, 2010 – October 22, 2014Apple 1 Computers Sell for $210,000 in 2010, for $671,400 in 2013, for $905,000 and $365,000 in 2014 November 28 – December 8, 2010The Wikileaks U. S. Diplomatic Cables Leak December 8, 2010The Website of MasterCard is Hacked by Wikileaks Supporters December 13, 2010The Digital Public Library of America December 16, 2010The Cultural Observatory at Harvard Introduces Culturomics December 27, 2010Founder of Wikileaks to Publish his Autobiography December 29, 2010Facebook is the Most Searched for and Most Visited Website in America